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File:ObservatorySydney1874.jpg|thumb|250px|The observatory photographed in 1874 File:SydneyObservatory1 gobeirne.jpg|thumb|250px|The observatory today '''Sydney Observatory''' is located on a hill now known as Observatory Park, Sydney|Observatory Hill in the centre of Sydney. The site evolved from a fort built on 'Windmill Hill' in the early 19th century to an Astronomy|astronomical observatory during the nineteenth century. It is now a working museum where evening visitors can observe the stars and planets through a modern 40 cm Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope and a historic 29 cm refractor telescope built in 1874, the oldest telescope in Australia in regular use.
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